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Overview

Matthew Cohen, an attorney in the firm’s Long Island office, focuses his practice in employment law, including wage and hour class actions, individual discrimination, harassment, class action suits, breach of contract matters, and retaliation claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cohen worked at a New York law firm specializing in wage and hour class and collective actions and individual discrimination, harassment, and retaliation cases, during which time he represented clients at mediations and trial, conducted client meetings and consultations and drafted contracts, lawsuits, and memoranda and briefs on numerous complex issues. Mr. Cohen is experienced representing clients in a wide variety of employment matters, including cases brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, New York Labor Law, New York State Human Rights Law, New York City Human Rights Law, Family Medical Leave Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act. He has also represented clients regarding the Fair Housing Act. Mr. Cohen has appeared in courts in New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, and Orange County, and has represented clients before the New York State Division of Human Rights, New York State Department of Labor, and Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings. He has worked with a wide range of clients including executives and professional athletes.

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court
    • Eastern District of New York
    • Southern District of New York

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law – J.D.
  • University at Buffalo – B.A.
    • cum laude
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